Events

Cinco de Mayo 5K, 10K, 15K, Half Marathon

April 30, 2021

Coming May 2, 2021. A COVID-safe race to celebrate Cinco de Mayo! Join A Better World Running for their Cinco de Mayo 5k, 10k, 15k, Half Marathon, held in Santa Monica, California. Bib pick up starts 7:10am and then choose a staggered start time or self time and start earlier or a little later, as […]

Earth Day 2021

April 22, 2021

Happy Earth Day! This year’s theme is Restore Our Earth, and there’s an emphasis on five main pillars: The Canopy Project, which is a massive effort to plant trees across the globe; Food and Environment, which focuses on understanding the environmental impact of our food choices; The Great Global Cleanup, which includes individual and group […]

Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival

April 16, 2021

Now through May 2, 2021. Brighten your day at the Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival! This 40-acre tulip field in Woodburn, Oregon is about a 45 minute drive south of Portland. Tram and hay wagons take visitors a short distance to the fields planted with the colorful blooms. Cut flowers, potted bulbs, and pre-ordered bulbs are […]

Dominion Energy Riverrock

April 9, 2021

Coming May 14-16, 2021. Celebrate the outdoors! At the Dominion Energy Riverrock, there will be a full weekend of small-scale participant events to showcase the wide scope of activities and active living opportunities in Richmond, Virginia. The festival will feature mountain bike exhibitions, trail running events, yoga classes, kayak and SUP races, and fishing tournaments. […]

2021 La Conner Daffodil Festival

March 26, 2021

Throughout the month of March 2021. What better way to celebrate Spring than to visit the La Conner Daffodil Festival in Washington! Pre-pandemic, you would have experienced parades and events with large crowds enjoying these cheerful flowers, but this year, you’re encouraged to view the fields of sunny narcissus blooms from your car. In the […]

Women’s Snowshoe Adventure Hike with Life’s 2 Short Fitness

March 5, 2021

Coming March 5, 2021. Burn some calories while having fun! Join Life’s 2 Short Fitness for their Women’s Snowshoe Adventure Hike. The clinic will be lead by experienced guides trained in Wilderness First Aid and Avalanche Awareness/safety and rescue and will start off by covering the essentials like snowshoe fitting, techniques, packing list, preparation, and tips […]

Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition

February 26, 2021

Coming February 28, and March 21, 2021. A running race on snow! The Beaver Creek Running Series: Snowshoe Edition is held on Colorado’s beautiful Beaver Creek Mountain and is one of the largest and longest running snowshoe races in the country. There are three event days though you can choose to participate in a single […]

Top Outdoor Events of 2020

December 15, 2020

And the winner is… it’s the end of the year, and we’ve just finished counting all of your Facebook likes and shares for our 2020 features in the Outdoor Events category. And the item that came out on top was… drum role please… the Free Entrance Days in the National Parks, the feature that highlighted the 5 […]

Washington’s Salmon Spawning Season

November 6, 2020

Go fish go! Fall is that special time of year when leaves are turning color, and here in Washington state, another special event occurs…the salmon are spawning! Salmon species include Chinook (AKA king) Coho (AKA silver), sockeye (AKA red salmon), pink (AKA humpy), and chum (AKA dog salmon), and the link above takes you to […]

Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze

October 30, 2020

Canada’s scariest corn maze! It’s the Haunted Corn Maze at Maan Farms in Abbotsford, just an hour southeast of Vancouver. Each year, the maze has a different theme, and this year, it’s an abandoned testing facility with terrifying creatures and monsters galore. Make your way through each scary scene (indoors and outdoors) and keep an […]

Treworgy Family Orchards Corn Maze

October 23, 2020

It wouldn’t be Halloween without a corn maze, and here’s the longest continually running one in Maine. The Treworgy Family Orchards Corn Maze is a 4.5 acre maze featuring about 60,000 corn plants. It’s part of 42-acres of scenic Maine countryside, which includes pick-your-own apples (6 varieties are available), berries (raspberries are available now through […]

Haunted Forest at Grand Farms

October 16, 2020

Halloween is still on at the Haunted Forest at Grand Farms! Brave your way through a medieval horror fantasy in Vaugh, Washington, open Friday and Saturday evenings rain or shine during the month of October. In the almost mile-long haunted walk through the woods, you’ll encounter frights galore with an evil queen, werewolves, bone devils, zombies, […]

Stalker Farms Drive-Thru

October 9, 2020

A frightfully good time! In lieu of the traditional walk through haunted house, the folks at Stocker Farm in Snohomish, Washington have come up with a creative way to bring the frights on while keeping you socially distant. Drive to Snohomish, Washington, just a half hour north of Seattle for a Halloween experience that you […]

Replay’s Alley of Darkness

October 2, 2020

Get ready for Halloween! Though it may not be prudent to go trick-or-treating this year, you can still get in the spooky spirit at Replay’s Alley of Darkness. This is a drive-in haunted house experience, filled with zombies, demons, and all the special effects to get your heart pounding. Hop in your car and head […]

Powell Street Festival Telethon

July 17, 2020

Coming August 1, 2020. Summer means festival time, and here’s a Canadian festival that you’ll want to discover..virtually! Yes, the border between our two countries is still closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s still possible to experience the largest Japanese Canadian festival in Canada and the longest running community arts celebration in Vancouver. […]

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks

February 27, 2020

More than 400 across the country…National Parks, that is, and here are the dates that you can get in free of charge! The five days in 2020 are: January 20 (birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.), April 18 (First day of National Park Week), August 25 (National Park Service birthday), September 26 (National Public Lands Day), […]

Women’s Backcountry Ski Iceland with Backcountry Babes

February 26, 2020

Coming April 12, 2020. Experience the island known as the Land of Fire and Ice. Join Backcountry Babes for their Women’s Backcountry Ski Iceland, a 7-day adventure for intermediate to advanced level skiers. Hike and ski above the fjords with breathtaking views of the ocean and vast, sweeping terrain with professional, certified and experienced ski guides […]

Wild Weekend South

February 25, 2020

Coming April 17, 2020. Escape to the outdoors. Love Her Wild is hosting Wild Weekend South to bring together like-minded women who enjoy the outdoors. Located in the outskirts of Royal Tunbridge Wells, a town in western Kent, England, 30 miles south-east of central London, this informal retreat will include yoga and meditation, inspiration talks from women […]

Gutsy Girls Cross Country Ski and Yoga Week

February 24, 2020

Coming March 15, 2020. Winter adventures galore! Gutsy Girls has a week-long holiday to the Land of the Midnight Sun for those new to the sport of cross country skiing. With expert coaching in small groups, you’ll pick up this fun form of exercise in no time. On skis and snowshoes, you’ll explore Venabydsfjellet, the […]

Women’s Watercolor Workshop on the San Juan River

February 20, 2020

Coming May 14, 2020. Bring out your artistic side! Holiday River Expeditions is offering a 5-day trip titled Women’s Watercolor Workshop on the San Juan River. The trip covers the south eastern corner of Utah, rafting the upper and lower sections of the San Juan River. Highlights include the sandstone Comb Ridge, ancient archeological sites, petroglyph panels, […]

Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon

February 19, 2020

Coming April 18, 2020. Known as America’s Toughest Road Marathon, the Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon definitely lives up to its name. Expect a total elevation gain/loss of close to 7,500 feet – the most elevation change of any road race in the United States. The race begins and ends in downtown Roanoke, Virginia and takes runners […]

Chairlift Speed Dating at Wilmot Mountain

February 6, 2020

Coming February 9, 2020. Meet you mate on the mountain! If you’re looking for someone special to spend Valentine’s Day with, check out Chairlift Speed Dating at Wilmot Mountain. This Wisconsin ski resort is a short drive away from Chicago and Milwaukee with nearly 120 skiable acres and 23 trails. A matchmaking service pairs singles up based on […]

London Landmarks Half Marathon

February 5, 2020

Coming March 29, 2020. Big Ben is calling! It’s the London Landmarks Half Marathon! As the name implies, the race route reads like a tour book of the top sites of the capital: Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nelson’s Column, the Shard, the Tower of London, the London Eye, and more. As if the iconic landmarks weren’t […]

Wahine Kauai Hike and Meditation Event

February 4, 2020

Coming February 22, 2020. Aloha! Mary Susan Stults and the folks at Strong as a Woman Summit are hosting a free adventure on the beautiful Garden Isle, titled Wahine Kauai Hike and Meditation Event. It’s a chance to join other women on a hike, guided meditation, and picnic lunch (bring your own favorite meal). The location […]